Today's American Minute — Rev. John Harvard

Harvard University, Rev. John Harvard, & "Christian Hebraists" - American Minute with Bill Federer

& "Christian Hebraists" - American Minute with Bill Federer Harvard University Rev. John Harvard

Harvard University, Rev. John Harvard, & "Christian Hebraists" - American Minute with Bill Federer

During this time after the Renaissance and Reformation, there was a "Hebrew Revival" among Protestant and Catholic scholars.
They studied the ancient Israel, especially the first 400 year period in the Promised Land before Israel got its first king--Saul.
Christian Hebraists studied:
  • the self-governing ancient Hebrew republic;
  • the Hebrew language;
  • Jewish historian Josephus (37–100);
  • the Jerusalem Talmud (2nd century AD);
  • the Babylonian Talmud (4th century AD);
  • Jewish philosopher Maimonides (1135–1204); and
  • Rabbinic literature.

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